“a sparkling, sweeping and deeply engaging account of an era when ”government was good”
“a pleasure to read”
“a heartfelt plea for a revival of
socially responsible leadership.”
"This is cheering stuff, a reminder
that America, which was already a
great nation, became a greater nation
when government policies were able
to help release the potential
of its citizenry."
"Goldfield’s pages are filled with
freshly unearthed nuggets,"
Jeffrey Frank, NYT Book Review,
Dec. 17. 2017.
“an activist federal government guided the country toward the first real flowering of the American Dream.”
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